Scientific Name
Paraplagusia guttata  
Paraplagusia guttata櫛鱗鬚鰨
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Author (Macleay, 1878) Depth 20 - 100M
Chinese 櫛鱗鬚鰨 Poisonous Fish No 
Family_Chinese 舌鰨科 Economic Fish No 
Family F502 Cynoglossidae Edible Fish Yes  Chinese In Mainland China 櫛鱗鬚鰨 
Max Length 28 cm  Aquarium Fish No  Common Name 牛舌、龍舌、扁魚、皇帝魚、比目魚 
Distribution in World Australia   Distribution in Taiwan West、North 
Habitats Benthos、Coastal  Holotype Locality Darwin, Northern Terr., Australia 
Synonyms Plagusia guttata, Symphurus vittatus   
Reference 臺灣魚類誌(沈等, 1993);中國動物誌-鰈形目(李&王, 1995)  沈世傑 編 Shih-Chieh Shen ed. 1993 李思忠, 王惠民 1995 
Specimen List ASIZP0060088. ASIZP0060829. ASIZP0078379. ASIZP0807150. ASIZP0917150. FRIP00804. NMMBP05168. NTUM05209.  
Common Name Tonguefish 
Redlist Status NL Not in IUCN Redlist     
Characteristic Dorsal-fin rays 104-118; anal-fin rays 83-90; Lips on eyed side of head distinctly fringed with labial papillae. Three lateral lines on ocular side. With ctenoid scales on both sides.
habitats Found on mud and sand bottoms of the continental shelf. Feeds predominantly on bottom-living invertebrates. 
Distribution Western Pacific: China to Australia. Taiwan: North, West. 
Utility Commercial fishery species.